2014 Traumatic Brain Injury Series

 

2014 Traumatic Brain Injury Series


The registration for this series will close on *Tuesday, May 20, 2014  at 12:00 pm cst.
*Registration could close before the cutoff date if the course reaches the maximum enrollment.

Cost: $70

Assessment and Treatment of Low Level Brain Injured Patients
Instructor:
Julie Fuith-Costa, MS, CCC-SLP, Allied Health Manager, Brain Injury Medicine and Rehabilitation Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
May 20, 2014
4:00 to 5:30 pm CST
 
ASHA Disclosure
Financial -  Receives honoraria for teaching these courses from  the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Non-Financial -  No relevant nonfinancial relationship exist

Description: This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the Disorders of Consciousness and the ability to utilize concrete distinguishing characteristics to differentially diagnose Coma, Vegetative State, and Minimally Conscious State.  Additionally it defined consciousness and how to determine consciousness in low level brain injury patients.  Assessment tools and techniques for these populations, and an interdisciplinary approach to treatment planning were reviewed   

Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists,  Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists and Nurses

Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Distinguish between various “low level” populations.
Examine current assessment techniques for those in a disordered state of consciousness or early consciousness.
Identify treatments for individuals who are in a disordered state of consciousness, as well as those individuals who are conscious and significantly impaired.

Medical Management of Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury and Its Impact on Rehabilitation
Instructor: Sylvia A. Duraski, MS, BC-ANP, CRRN, CBIST, Nurse Practitioner, Marianjoy Medical Group:  Formerly Nurse Practitioner, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
June 17, 2014
4:00 to 5:30 pm CST

ASHA Disclosure
Financial
- Receives honoraria for teaching these courses from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Non-Financial - No relevant nonfinancial relationship exist

Description: This webinar will identify the most common medical complications of patients suffering from a traumatic brain injury and how it impacts the therapist or nurse in the rehabilitation setting. Neurological, endocrine, circulatory and musculoskeletal complications will be addressed.

Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 
Name at least two types of neurological complications after brain injury and how to work with that patient.
Name at least two types of endocrine complications after brain injury and how to work with that patient.
Identify one circulatory complication after brain injury and how to prevent and work with that patient.
Identify one musculoskeletal complication after brain injury and how to prevent and work with that patient. 






 




 

Contact Information

  • If you have any questions about this webinar or any other Ecademy program, contact Mary Eugene by email at meugene@ric.org or by Phone at 312-238-4251.

Payment Instructions

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